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Studies in Big Data

Deep Learning and Missing Data in Engineering Systems

Authors: Leke, Collins Achepsah, Marwala, Tshilidzi

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  • Adopts and applies swarm intelligence algorithms to address critical questions such as model selection and model parameter estimation
  • Proposes new paradigms of machine learning and computational intelligence in missing data estimation
  • Presents several artificial intelligence approaches to facilitate the imputation of missing data
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Deep Learning and Missing Data in Engineering Systems uses deep learning and swarm intelligence methods to cover missing data estimation in engineering systems. The missing data estimation processes proposed in the book can be applied in image recognition and reconstruction. To facilitate the imputation of missing data, several artificial intelligence approaches are presented, including:

  • deep autoencoder neural networks;
  • deep denoising autoencoder networks;
  • the bat algorithm;
  • the cuckoo search algorithm; and
  • the firefly algorithm.

The hybrid models proposed are used to estimate the missing data in high-dimensional data settings more accurately. Swarm intelligence algorithms are applied to address critical questions such as model selection and model parameter estimation. The authors address feature extraction for the purpose of reconstructing the input data from reduced dimensions by the use of deep autoencoder neural networks. They illustrate new models diagrammatically, report their findings in tables, so as to put their methods on a sound statistical basis. The methods proposed speed up the process of data estimation while preserving known features of the data matrix.

This book is a valuable source of information for researchers and practitioners in data science. Advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying topics in computational intelligence and big data, can also use the book as a reference for identifying and introducing new research thrusts in missing data estimation.

About the authors

Tshilidzi Marwala is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Johannesburg. He was previously the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation as well as Dean of Engineering and the Built Environment at the University of Johannesburg. Prior to that he was the Adhominem Professor of Electrical Engineering as well as the Carl and Emily Fuchs Chair of Systems and Control Engineering at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences of the Developing World (TWAS) as well as a distinguished member of the ACM. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, USA, a Master of Engineering from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK. He was a postdoctoral research associate at the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, and a visiting fellow at Harvard University and Cambridge University.  

Collins Leke holds a PhD and Master’s degrees from the University of Johannesburg. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of the Witwatersrand. His research interests include the application of machine learning and computational intelligence to electrical and biomedical engineering, as well as in finance and insurance.


Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Deep Learning and Missing Data in Engineering Systems
Authors
Series Title
Studies in Big Data
Series Volume
48
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-01180-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-01180-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-01179-6
Series ISSN
2197-6503
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 179
Number of Illustrations
25 b/w illustrations, 84 illustrations in colour
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